Mrs. Geneva M. Rich, 86, of Swainsboro passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Rich was born February 9, 1935 in Swainsboro. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ridgeway and Leila Henry; husband, Hoke Rich; brother, Jim Henry; sister, Laura Cina Amos; brothers-in-law, Jim Rich and Carl Roby. Mrs. Rich retired as an assistant city clerk after 40 years of service to the City of Swainsboro. She loved working in the yard & doing word puzzles. Mrs. Rich was a beloved wife, mother, & grandmother.
Survivors include her son, Hoke S. Rich, III (Lisa) of Peachtree City; daughters, Denise Claxton (John G.), Debbie J. Rich, Brenda Akridge (Von Hadden), all of Swainsboro; brother, Ridge Henry (Linda) of Smiths Station, AL; sisters, Lavonia Roby of Atlanta, Jewel Johnson and Frances Chance (James), both of Swainsboro; brother-in-law, D. D. Rich of Swainsboro; sister-in-law, Annie Laura Henry of Swainsboro; 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson, several nieces, nephews, & many friends.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Mr. Bill Johnson officiating.
Interment will follow in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Chapman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Ben Claxton, Kyle Claxton, Josh Johnson, James Judd, Jimmy "Mop" Akridge and Scott Warnock.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Geneva M. Rich, 86, of Swainsboro.
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